Copa Libertadores Ecuadorian semi-finalist donates box office to UNDP benefitting over 1500 quake-affected families
Jul 4, 2016
For the past four months UNDP has been working with national and local governments and key partners placing quake-affected communities at the centre of the recovery process.
Millions of Latin Americans risk sliding back into poverty; new generation of public policies crucial to prevent setbacks, UNDP
Jun 14, 2016
UNDP stresses that people’s wellbeing must reflect “more than income” alone, calling on the region’s leaders to focus on "multidimensional progress". This includes investing in skills for better employment opportunities, in financial systems that prevent over-indebtedness and reducing gender gaps.
Solidarity beyond oceans: Kazakhstan donates US$50.000 for Ecuador post-quake recovery efforts
Jun 9, 2016
More than 400 homes and important economic infrastructure, including many stores and the Community Tourism Centre, were damaged. The lack of water and electricity was a great hardship to families in Las Gilces, whose livelihoods depend on salt works, fishing and tourism.
Latin artist and showbiz experts deliver “Ecuador Aqui Estoy” Miami concert proceeds to UNDP
Jun 3, 2016
More than $200.000 in donations to Ecuador will directly benefit over 3.000 people, including families who will rebuild their homes, local engineers and women and men who will be trained and temporarily hired in emergency cash-for-work programmes to build back better. UNDP’s recovery work is coordinated with Governmental agencies at the national and local levels.
UNDP assesses new damages after two powerful aftershocks strike Ecuador
May 18, 2016
UNDP is kicking off the second, larger phase, of its recovery programme, training affected communities so they can repair key infrastructure and houses.
More than 20 latin superstars perfom in Miami for Ecuador Earthquake survivors
May 12, 2016
Over US$213.000 raised through ticket sales and over $15.600 in mobile phone donations will be donated to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which will manage funds to continue placing affected community at the heart of recovery efforts in Ecuador.
Miami to host star-studded benefit concert to aid victims of Ecuador Earthquake
May 3, 2016
Proceeds generated through ticket sales will be donated to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) , which will manage proceeds to place affected community at the heart of recovery efforts in Ecuador.
Ecuador quake-affected communities begin to rebuild their lives with UNDP support
May 2, 2016
UNDP has immediately allocated $300,000 to place affected communities at the center of the reconstruction process.
Indigenous parliamentarians sign a Declaration in Panama to advance in indigenous legal, social and participation matters
Apr 29, 2016
A total of 15 parliamentarians representing the countries of Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama, were participating in the Congress.
UNDP assessing scope of earthquake devastation in Ecuador
Apr 25, 2016
UNDP regional expert for crisis and reconstruction Ugo Blanco and the Vice-minister for Housing and Urban Development of Ecuador Jorge Navas overflew some of the most devastated areas to assess the damage to infrastructure and housing in the five most affected towns. The objective is to estimate the volume of debris that needs to be immediately removed.